Gaming Laptop for University


Jul 30, 2012
1. What is your budget? Around $1000 CAD, not more than $$1.2k

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 14" - 15"

3. What screen resolution do you want? Not really sure, anything goes I guess.

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Portable, mainly will be used in University

5. How much battery life do you need? Don't mind because a lot of outlets

6. Do you want to play games with your laptop? If so then please list the games that you want to with the settings that you want for these games. (Low,Medium or High)? Yes, I want to play most games in High

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) School Work (MS Office), Programming

8. What country do you live in? Canada

I'm considering 4 laptops atm which are the

Asus ROG G46VW :


Lenovo Ideapad Y500:

Lenovo Ideapad Y510P: which I find lacking without the SLI but costs too much if I decide to get the SLI version

Help me decide?